Archive for March, 2005


Saturday, March 26th, 2005

To Coin a Phrase

Friday, March 25th, 2005

click up (‘klik ‘up)v. tr. To increase the volume of a personal music player incrementally each time a particularly good song is heard, often eventually resulting in a volume so high that it hurts one’s ears: I kept clicking up my iPod Shuffle ‘cuz these kick-ass songs were coming on. The Wrens came on, then […]


Saturday, March 12th, 2005

Every spring, something amazing happens on the UW campus: cherry blossoms. These thirty Yoshino cherry trees have graced the Quad since the sixties after being transplanted from the Arboretum. (I myself have graced the Quad since only 2003.) I don’t believe such a display can be seen anywhere else in Seattle, and each year crowds […]

This is Your Neighborhood

Thursday, March 3rd, 2005

I moved from the island of West Seattle’s Admiral District, which is chock-full of parks, beaches, organic produce and million-dollar homes — and which is connected to the rest of the city by a mile-long bridge — right into the heart of the scummy University District. Nowadays instead of those green parks I walk by […]